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 Post subject: Mike's Mixup
PostPosted: Sat Jun 23, 2012 4:24 pm 
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I designed and printed this puzzle about a year ago but finaly painted it gold to finish it up.
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Mike's Mixup is on the inside a Mixup Octahedron. On the outside however it is pure chaos. Each piece is one of a kind making Mike's Mixup solvable just by shape. When solved all 50 pieces perfectly align to form an icosahedron. As an added challenge for buying the puzzle as a DIY kit, Mike's Mixup acts like a 3D assembly/jigsaw puzzle. 2 puzzles in 1!

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 Post subject: Re: Mike's Mixup
PostPosted: Sat Jun 23, 2012 8:32 pm 
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Hi Mike,

This is truely a tough challenge, especially with that twist in the face. It reminds me of one of those jigsaw puzzles with spilled jelly beans as the picture. I like the $10 coupon for solving it, that's a fun idea. As it stands, for the challenge, it's a bargain puzzle. I like how on the Mixup Octahedron (and this) they are like a Super Mixup because the `traditional Mixup centres` have orientation. Do you have another one so we can see what it looks like stickered? (There goes a lot of the challenge though right?)

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Burgo.

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 Post subject: Re: Mike's Mixup
PostPosted: Sat Jun 23, 2012 9:49 pm 
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I have the parts to make two more. Currently I’m figuring out stickers for two other new puzzles so I’ll try to include a set for this puzzle too. But that still leaves one puzzle left. To keep each one unique how should I color that one?

Thank you for the interest!

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 Post subject: Re: Mike's Mixup
PostPosted: Sat Jun 23, 2012 10:12 pm 
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You could do some sort of 2 colour black and white version.. there are a few different patterns, I like the `1/2 black, 1/2 white, shark tooth` one. That could be cool.

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 Post subject: Re: Mike's Mixup
PostPosted: Sun Jun 24, 2012 3:05 pm 
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Oops! I thought something was off with the model :oops:

After moving the parts just milimeters closer it now has the Shapeways density discount. New price, $45 :D

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